Top MIAA playoff hoop performances: Feb. 25

February, 26, 2014
Feb 26
Here are my top performances from Tuesday night's slate of MIAA basketball state tournament play:

1. Ryan Roach, Sr. G, Cardinal Spellman
'Toasty' went on a tear tonight to the tune of 35 points, nine rebounds and six assists, as the Cardinals dispatched Hanover 67-48 in a Division 3 South First Round matchup.

2. Jesse Molin, Jr. G, Granby
Registered his 1,000th career point, part of a 35-point outpour in a 97-40 rout of Smith Vocational in D4 West.

3. Heamon Williams, Sr. G, Lee
Torched North Brookfield for 38 points in a 77-58 D4 West First Round battle.

4. Brandon Baril, Jr. C, Douglas
Had a monster night for the Tigers, with 27 points and 19 rebounds, in a 56-50 win over Ayer-Shirley.

5. Summer King, Jr. C, Walpole
Had seven blocks to go along with 12 points and 13 rebounds in the Rebels' 48-42 win over Notre Dame (Hingham) in D2 South.

6. David Giribaldi, Jr. G, Andover
His layup with 27 seconds left capped an amazing comeback victory for the Golden Warriors, who erased a 10-point deficit in the final two minutes for a 54-52 thriller over Billerica in D1 North.

7. Kyle Fernandes, Sr. G, Assabet
Threw down for 30 points, including six 3-pointers, in the Aztecs' 73-36 defeat of Abby Kelley.

8. Karlie O'Driscoll, Sr. F, Sharon
Filled up the stat sheet in the Eagles' 47-45 D2 South win over Norwood, finishing with 22 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and five steals.

9. Lucy LeBlond, Sr. F, Algonquin
Scored 27 points in the Tomahawks' 64-56 win over Concord-Carlisle in D1 Central.

10. Molly Quilty, Jr. F, Duxbury
Was a force on the defensive end for the Dragons in their 51-36 D2 South win over Silver Lake, recording 13 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks.

Brendan C. Hall

Brendan C. Hall joined as a high schools reporter/editor in May 2010, after four years covering high schools for The Boston Globe. The Westminster, Mass. native also served on the Globe's Bruins beat in 2009.




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